Bank Negara Malaysia Cimb Bank Maybank Public Bank Berhad RHB Bank
 Central Bank CIMB Group Maybank Public Bank RHB Banking Group

Affin Bank – A wholly owned subsidiary of Affin Holdings Berhad. The company started operations in January 2001 following a merger between the former Perwira Affin Bank and BSN Commercial Bank. Today the Bank operates a network of more than 100 branches across Malaysia.

Alliance Financial Group Berhad (AFGB) – A financial services company headquartered in Kuala Lumpur. It includes the Alliance Islamic Bank, Alliance Investment Bank and Alliance Bank Malaysia.

AMMB Holdings (AmBank Group) – The sixth largest banking group in Malaysia with about 200 domestic branches and over 880 automated teller machines. It was founded in 1975 by Merchant Banking pioneer Hussain Najadi. In February 2011, AmBank Group acquired AmIslamic Bank Berhad. Tan Sri Azman Hashim, one of the richest people in Malaysia, is Chairman of the Group.

Hong Leong Financial Group – One of the leading banking and financial services companies. The main subsidiaries include Hong Leong Bank, HLG Capital, Guoco Group, M&C International, etc. As of August 19, 2016, the company had a market capitalization of RM 18.4 billion (US$4.6 billion).

Bank Negara Malaysia – The Central Bank of Malaysia established in January 1959. As the country's monetary authority, BNM is responsible to maintain monetary stability. Bank Negara has representative offices in London and New York.

CIMB Group – One of the largest financial institutions in Malaysia with the largest Asia Pacific investment banking network. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, CIMB operates in 18 countries covering ASEAN and major global financial centers.

Maybank – The largest financial services group in Malaysia. As of December 31, 2015, it had total assets of more than RM 708.3 billion ($165 billion) and customer deposits of RM 478.2 billion. The company was established by Khoo Teck Puat in 1960.

Public Bank Bhd – One of the leading financial services providers in Malaysia established by its Founder and Chairman Teh Hong Piow. PBB is the biggest bank in Malaysia by shareholders' funds and the third largest domestic bank by market capitalization and balance sheet.

RHB Banking Group – The fourth largest financial services group in Malaysia with more than 190 branches across the country.

Top Banks in Malaysia

The following table shows the largest Malaysian banks in terms of total assets.

Rank Bank Total Assets (RM, bn) Financial Statement
1 Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) 640.300 12/31/2014
2 CIMB Group Holdings 414.156 12/31/2014
3 Public Bank 345.722 12/31/2014
4 RHB Capital 219.354 12/31/2014
5 Hong Leong Financial Group 194.874 12/31/2014
6 AMMB Holdings 130.202 12/31/2014
7 United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) 93.177 09/30/2014
8 Bank Rakyat 89.305 12/31/2014
9 OCBC Bank (Malaysia) 89.176 09/30/2014
10 HSBC Bank Malaysia 82.997 12/31/2014
11 Affin Holdings 66.670 12/31/2014
12 Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia 51.360 09/30/2014
13 Alliance Financial Group 51.237 12/31/2014
14 Bank Islam Malaysia 42.879 09/30/2014
15 Citibank Berhad 37.592 09/30/2014
16 Bank Simpanan Nasional   31.688 12/31/2014
17 Bank Pembangunan Malaysia 29.246 12/31/2013
18 Bank Muamalat Berhad 22.214 09/30/2014
19 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Malaysia 15.322 09/30/2014
20 Bank of China (Malaysia) 10.451 09/30/2014
21 Deutsche Bank (Malaysia) 8.794 09/30/2014
22 Al Rajhi (Malaysia) 6.803 09/30/2014
23 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp Malaysia 6.799 12/31/2014
24 J.P. Morgan Chase Bank Berhad 6.591 09/30/2014
25 Bank of Nova Scotia Berhad 4.538 07/31/2014
26 Bangkok Bank Berhad 4.292 09/30/2014
27 ICBC Malaysia 4.219 09/30/2014
28 BNP Paribas Malaysia 3.367 09/30/2014
29 Royal Bank of Scotland Berhad 2.946 09/30/2014
30 Mizuho Bank (Malaysia) 2.921 12/31/2014
31 Bank of America Malaysia 2.314 09/30/2014
32 National Bank of Abu Dhabi Malaysia 1.296 09/30/2014

SWIFT Codes for Banks in Malaysia

SWIFT code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) approved by the International Organization for Standardization. It is the unique identification code of a particular bank. These codes are used when transferring money between banks. The SWIFT code is 8 or 11 characters. For Malaysian Banks, only 8 characters swift code is required. In case the issuing banks requires 11 characters then just add XXX at the end.

Affin Bank Berhad  – PHBMMYKL
Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad  – MFBBMYKL
Ambank Berhad  – ARBKMYKL
Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad  – BIMBMYKL
Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Berhad  – BKRMMYK1
Bank Muamalat Berhad  – BMMBMYKL
Bank of America  – BOFAMY2X
Bank Simpanan Nasional  – BSNAMYK1
CIMB Bank Berhad  – CIBBMYKL
Citibank Berhad Malaysia  – CITIMYKL
Deustche Bank  – DEUTMYKL
EON Bank Berhad  – EOBBMYKL
HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad  – HBMBMYKL
Hong Leong Bank Berhad  – HLBBMYKL
Malayan Banking Berhad  – MBBEMYKL
OCBC Bank Berhad  – OCBCMYKL
Public Bank Berhad  – PBBEMYKL
RHB Bank Berhad swift code  – RHBBMYKL
Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad  – SCBLMYKX
United Overseas Bank Berhad  – UOVBMYKL